“Drawings by Frank Big Bear are on display thru March 22.
“Apart at the Seams: Drawings and Paintings by Allen D. (Big Al)
Carter” is on display thru Dec. 14.
“Bright Life: Works on Paper by Karel Appel” will be on display
thru May 24.
“Framing the Collection: Select Works” will be on display
thru May 24.
“Work Through the Lens: Photographs from the Permanent Collection”
is on display thru May 24.
Selections from “The Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection
of American Indian Art” will be on display thru Sept. 13, 2009.
The Visual Lecture Series presents magazine designer Robert Newman at
6 pm on Nov. 11, art historian Julie L'Enfant at 6 pm on Nov. 18, photographer
and pharmacologist Vance Gellert at 6 pm on March 10, and painter Jerome
Witkin at 6 pm on March 24. All events are held in the Tweed.
Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year including: Clark
Anderson from Oct. 28 - Nov. 2, Jill Raymond and Debra Lindholm from Nov.
4 - 9, Melissa Aydt from Nov. 11 - 16, Laura Mayerle and Sam Hendricks
from Nov. 18 - 23, Joshua Hammari from Dec. 2 - 7, and Christina Hoeker
from Dec. 9 - 14. The opening receptions will be held on Tues. at 4 pm.
For Tweed Museum information, go to http://www.d.umn.edu/tma,
contact email@example.com, or call 726-8222.
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall
A Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert with the UMD Jazz I & II and Duluth’s
Big Time Jazz Orchestra will be presented at 7:30 pm on Wed., Oct. 29.
A Senior High School Honor Band Festival Concert will be presented at
7:30 pm on Fri., Oct. 31.
The Senior High School Gold and Maroon Band Concert will be presented
at 4 pm on Sat., Nov. 1.
A Band Concert will be presented at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 2.
The Symphony Orchestra Concert: 9th Annual Story Hour – Fairy Tales,
featuring music from Grieg’s Peer Gynt and Ravel’s Mother
Goose with guest artists Lise Lunge-Larsen and Elizabeth Nordell, will
be presented at 7:30 pm on Sat., Nov. 8.
A Band Concert featuring the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Concert Band,
and UMD Bulldog Athletic Bands will be presented at 3 pm on Sun., Nov.
All Jazz will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tue., Nov. 18. UMD Jazz Combos
I-IV play jazz standards and original compositions through the evening.
The Ovation Guest Artist Series presents A
Far Cry at 7:30 pm on Thurs., Nov. 20.
An Evening of Extraordinary Opera Scenes will be presented at 7:30 pm
on Sat., Nov. 22 and at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 23.
The Percussion Ensemble Concert will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tue.,
For more information about music events, call 726-8561.
The play Hummingbird by UMD Alum Jeannine
Coulombe and directed by Kelly Grussendorf will be presented at 7:30 pm
from Dec. 4-6, at 2 pm on Dec. 7, and at 7:30 pm from Dec. 9-13. The play
is an intense, joyous, and fierce story of two sisters and the undeniable
ties that bind them. For more info visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre/Current_Season_.html
The UMD Football team will play Winona State at 1 pm on Nov. 8. All games
will be played in Malosky Stadium.
The UMD Men’s Hockey team will play Wisconsin at 7:07 pm on Nov.
14 & 15, North Dakota at 7:37 on Nov. 21 and at 7:07 on Nov. 22, St.
Cloud State at 7:37 pm on Nov. 29. All games will be played at the DECC.
The UMD Women’s Hockey team will play North Dakota at 3:07 pm on
Nov. 22 & 23, Dartmouth at 7:07 pm on Nov. 28 and at 3:37 pm on Nov.
29. All games will be played at the DECC.
The UMD Men's Basketball team will play UW-Superior at 7 pm on Nov. 25
in the Romano Gym.
The UMD Women's Basketball team will play Northern Michigan at 1 pm on
Nov. 15 in the Romano Gym.
The volleyball team will play Southwest Minnesota State at 8 pm on Oct.
31, MSU-Mankato at 4 pm on Nov. 1, Wayne State at 7 pm on Nov. 7, and
Augustana at 4 pm on Nov. 8. The games will be held in the Romano Gym.
For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see
faculty and staff
LEARN ABOUT TEACHING
The IDS invites faculty participation in a writing group, WRITE NOW. For
dates and locations visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/ids
or contact LeAne H. Rutherford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terrific Tactics and Tricks of the Trade: Best Practices Leading to Active
Learning will be held from 2:30-4 pm on
Thurs., Oct. 30, in the Garden Room. This IDS workshop features three
UMD faculty members who have successfully employed extraordinary creativity
in their courses. They will demonstrate projects that engage their students
in learning by doing, learning by feeling, and learning by discovery.
To register, email Jason Ellis at email@example.com
or call 726-6355.
The following ITSS Tech Tues. @ 2 presentations are held at 2 pm on Tuesdays,
in the Viz Lab, MPAC 154.
Office 2007: Mac will be held on Oct. 28.
Laptop Encryption will be held on Nov. 11.
NVivo will be held on Nov. 18.
Databases and MySQL will be held on Dec. 2.
For more information, contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8093.
ALWORTH EVENTS AND LECTURES
All Brown Bag Lunches are held at noon in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
“China: Perspective from an Insider” with Zhangyi Liu will
be held on Thurs., Oct. 30.
“Guatemala, at the Crossroads of the Past and the Future”
with Carlos Castillo will be held on Thurs., Nov. 6.
“Researching Student Outcomes in Study Abroad” with Paula
Pederson will be held on Thurs., Nov. 13. “Glasgow: From Medieval
to Post-Modern City” with William Henderson will be held on Thurs.,
All Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute for International Studies events will
be held in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
Fiction writer and UMD English professor Joseph Maiolo will read a personal
narrative essay “My Turkish Missile Crisis” at 7 pm on Oct.
30 and at 3 pm on Nov. 3.
“Iran: Political and Cultural Contexts” will be presented
by Rosemary Stanfield Johnson, associate professor of History at UMD and
Khalil (Haji) Dokhanchi, professor of Political Science, University of
Wisconsin Superior at noon on Wed., Nov. 12.
Alexandra Fuller, author of Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs
Tonight: An African Childhood and Scribbling the Cat: Travels
with an African Soldier, will will speak on “Race, Responsibility,
and Raucous Behaviour - A Meditation on Zimbabwe, Writing and Family”
at 7 pm on Wed., Nov. 19 in 70 Montague Hall.
A book discussion featuring Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight:
An African Childhood and Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier,
will be held at 7 pm on Tue., Nov. 18 in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
For info contact Cindy Christian, at 726-7493, firstname.lastname@example.org
or see http://www.d.umn.edu/alworth/main/index.php.
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium
every Wed. evening at 7 pm. Shows include: American Indian Skies on Oct.
29 and Stargazing Tonight on Nov. 5. Private shows are available by appointment
for groups of 10 or more. See list of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINARS
The seminars begin at 4 pm and are held in BohH 90, unless otherwise indicated.
Carlos Carranza-Torres, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth
will speak on “Some examples of applied numerical modeling in geo-mechanicseed”
on Thurs., Oct. 30.
Kenneth Miller, Geological Sciences, Rutgers University will speak on
“The rise and fall of sea-level during the past 100 myr: Should
I sell my shore house?” on Wed., Nov. 5
On Thurs., Nov. 13 Mary Louise Hill, Department of Geology, Lakehead University,
Thunder Bay, Ontario will speak on “Archean Shear-Zone-Hosted Gold
A report from the Geological Sciences G K-12 Fellows will be presented
on Thurs., Dec. 11.
For more info contact email@example.com.
UMD Residence Halls are inviting all community children and their families
to come trick-or-treating through the residence halls from 5-7 pm on Fri.,
Oct. 31. This years theme is Wonderful World of Disney. All children must
be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tour guides will be stationed
around the area to help navigate families through the halls. Children
are invited to dress as Disney characters but costumes do not have to
be Disney related. Parking will be available in lots off of Junction Avenue.
Check-in will be at the Lake Superior Hall Lobby, 513 Niagara Court.
Activities for children on Halloween night include:
Trick-or-Treating, a Disney wonderland game room, cookie decorating, Disney
karaoke, Disney face painting, and more.
For more info contact the Lake Superior Hall Information Desk at 726-7381.
AHCD GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR
Zvonimir S. Katusic, M.D., professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and
Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Mayo Clinic College
of Medicine, will present “Endothelial Progenitor Cells: Role in
Repair of Injured Vasculature” at noon on Mon., Nov. 3, in SMed
Alice A. Larson, Ph.D., professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences,
University of Minnesota, will present “Why are Mast Cells in the
Brain?” at noon on Mon., Nov. 10, in SMed 130.
For more info contact Kristian Brown at 726-6354.
For the complete 2008-09 schedule and more information on this speaker,
JOURNEY JARGONS AND LECTURE
Journey Jargons features slides, personal experiences, an information
by University for Seniors (US) members and guests. They are free and open
to the public.
“Burma Shave Lore” presented by Judy McKim will be presented
at 11:30 am on Mon., Nov. 3, in the Kirby Rafters. How did this little
Minnesota company find its way into America’s heart and culture,
and finally into its business schools and even the Smithsonian Museum?
Bring your own Burma Shave memories, and family member Judy McKim will
add stories and video history from the 1920s, 30s and 40s.
“Where in the World is Mongolia?” presented by Pat Castellano
will be held at 11:30 am on Mon., Nov. 10, in KPlz 311. Take a picture
journey to the Land of the Blue Sky and learn about the culture and traditions
Castellano has been program director of the Duluth Children’s Museum
for 18 years.
For more info visit http://www.d.umn.edu/ce/html/us-specialevents.htm.
HEAD OF THE LAKES JOB FAIR
The Head of the Lakes Job & Internship Fair will be held
from 10 am-2 pm on Thurs., Nov. 13. It is free and open to current students
and recent alumni from UMD, The College of St Scholastica and the University
of Wisconsin Superior. Employers will be promoting full-time positions
and internship opportunities, offering information about their companies,
and answering questions about requirements for various careers. Students
should register for the fair at the door.
To see a list of recruiters coming to the Fair, visit: http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/hol_2008.html
For more info contact Career Services at 218-726-7985 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERNATIONAL TASTE OF UMD
The International Taste of UMD will be held from 2-4 pm on Sat., Nov.
15, at Hope United Methodist Church, 301 West St. Marie Street. At this
event, international students make their finest cuisines from their home
countries and share them with the students of UMD and the community. This
is an opportunity to meet interesting international students as well as
American students. Join us and enjoy the delicious food.
For more info contact Trisha O’Keefe at 726-7531.
PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Prevention of Sexual Harassment will be held from 10- 11:30 am on Tue.,
Nov. 25. This event is open to faculty, staff, and students. Participants
will review the University of Minnesota Sexual Harassment policy, federal
and state law regarding sexual harassment, procedures for investigating
sexual harassment complaints, and standards applied to evaluation of sexual
For more info. and to register contact Cathy Rackliffe at 726-6827 or
FALL MULTI-CULTURAL EVENTS
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
An Egg Roll Sale will be held from 11:30 am- 2:20
pm on Tue., and Wed., Oct. 28 and 29, in the Kirby Commons. For info contact
Access for All at 726-8444.
The WRAC Brown Bag PAVSA Presentation will be held
at noon on Wed., Oct. 29, in KSC 268. For info contact WRAC at 726-6292.
The exhibition “Dia
de Los Muertos,” Day of the Dead, will be on display from Oct. 28-Nov.
7 in KSC 270. For info contact 726-8444.
A Family Day Event for “Dia de los Muertos”
will be held from 2-5 pm on Sat., Nov. 1 in KSC 270. There will be activities
for children, music and food. For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward
The “All Souls Night” Community Celebration will be held from
6-9 pm on Sat., Nov. 1 at the Duluth Art Institute, in Great Hall at the
Depot, 506 W. Michigan Street. This event is free and open to the public.
Skeleton costumes are encouraged. Call Mary Plaster 624-5579 to reserve
a table ahead of time. For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward
Election Day is Tue., Nov. 4, Get out and vote.
The film: The Color of Fear will be shown from 6:30- 8:30 pm
on Wed., Nov. 5, in KSC 273. For info call 726-8444.
The film Awakenings will be shown as part of the Train Your Brain
Films Series from 3:30- 5:30 pm on Wed., Nov. 5, in KSC 273B. For info
Arts of Asia will be held at 5 pm on Sat., Nov.
8, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. For info call 726-8444.
Lisa King will speak on Higher Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders
from 7-10 pm on Tues., Nov. 11 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. For info call
A workshop for Faculty/Staff on Higher Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders
will be held from 9 am- 4 pm on Wed., Nov. 12 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom.
For info call 726-8444.
A panel discussion with diverse professional women in Duluth will be held
at noon on Wed., Nov. 12 in KSC 268. For info call 726-8444.
Victor Lewis will give a speech entitled “Time for Transformation:
From the Politics of Race to the Politics of Solidarity” at 7 pm
on Wed., Nov. 12 in Montague Hall 70. For info call 726-8444.
A Salsa Dance will be held at 7 pm on Sat., Nov. 15 in the Kirby Ballroom.
The cost is $2 for UMD Students and $3 for the General Public. For more
information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.
A campus book group discussion on Tim Wise’s
Book White Like Me will be held at noon on Nov. 18 in the Library
fourth floor Rotunda. Copies of Wise’s book are available for sale
at the UMD Book Store.
“Help Wanted” a performance by: Teatro del Pueblo will be
held at 6 pm on Thurs., Nov. 20 in Bohannon 90.
Drag 101 Workshop with Drag Queen Diva Esmé
Rodriguez will be held on Fri., Nov. 21. For more info call GLBT at 726-7300.
The QASU Fall Drag Show, starring Esmé Rodriguez will be held at
7 pm on Sat., Nov. 22, in the Kirby Ballroom. For more info call GLBT
World AIDS Day will be held on Mon., Dec. 1. For more info call Angie
Nichols at 726-7300.
An Egg Roll Sale will be held from 11:30 am-2:30 pm on Tues., Dec. 2 and
Wed., Dec. 3 in the Kirby commons.
For info contact Access for All at 726-8444.
The film Silent Angels will be shown as part of the Train Your
Brain Film Series from 3:30-5:30 pm on Wed., Dec. 3 in 273B KSC. For more
info call 726-8444.
A Holiday Party at the Women’s Resource and Action Center will be
held at noon on Wed., Dec. 3 in 266 KSC.
For info contact WRAC at 726-6292.
A Book Club Discussion, about White Like Me by Tim Wise will
be held at 4 pm on Thurs.., Dec. 4 in Griggs Conf. Room P-Q. For more
info call 726-8444.
A Kwaanza Celebration will be held at 6 pm on Sat., Dec. 6 in the UMD
Ballroom. For more nfo call 726-8444.
An interpreted performance of Hummingbirds will be presented
from 2-4 pm on Sun., Dec. 7 in the MPAC.
For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.
EXCEL CENTER MEN'S HOCKEY
The WCHA Minnesota Men’s College Hockey Showcase premieres on Sat.,
Nov. 1 at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul. The UMD Alumni Association
is hosting a Bulldog Party between games in Hospitality Room 1. A ticket
package for $54 includes entrance to two hockey games and the alumni bulldog
party. The schedule includes the University of MN Duluth vs. St. Cloud
State University at 4:07 pm; a Bulldog Party with food and cash bar from
6 - 8 pm and U of MN vs. MN State University - Mankato at 7:37 pm. Call
the UMD Alumni Office at 726-7164 or 866-726-7164 for game tickets and
party package by October 28. For game tickets only, purchase through Ticketmaster
SOCIAL WORK OPEN HOUSE
The Department of Social Work is hosting an Open House from 4-6 pm on
Mon., Nov. 10, in Bohannon Hall 220. All who are interested in finding
out more about the Master of Social Work program are invited to attend.
For more information contact Rita Ohman at email@example.com
or 726-8497 or see http:/www.d.umn.edu/sw
50 YEARS ON ISLE ROYALE
UMD commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the wolf-moose research on Isle
Royale with several events. UMD’s connections to the project are
numerous. UMD serves as a member of the Isle Royale Institute; professor
John Pastor has joined Peterson to conduct research on the island; UMD
conducts a yearly series of student trips, and UMD students have served
as intern naturalists on the island.
George Desort’s documentary on the Isle Royale
wolf and moose study, Fortunate Wilderness, the Duluth premiere,
will be shown from 7 – 8:30 pm on Thurs., Nov. 6 in the Marshall
Performing Arts Center. Fortunate Wilderness captures the science
and wonder of the world’s longest large mammal study — the
study of wolves and moose on Isle Royale.
“American Indian Ethics Meets Wolf-Moose
Research” with wilderness scholar Michael Nelson will be presented
from noon- 1 pm on Fri., Nov. 7 in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.
“50 Years of Wolf Moose Research” with
biologists Rolf Peterson (BS ’70 Zoology) and John Vucetich will
be presented from 7 – 8:30 pm on Fri., Nov. 7 in the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. They will present findings from the 50 years of large mammal
study on Isle Royale. Peterson is the lead researcher for the study. For
information contact Tom Beery, firstname.lastname@example.org
ALRC 25th ANNIVERSARY
The American Indian Learning Resource Centers 25th Anniversary Fundraiser,
Dinner, and Auction will be held at 6 pm on Nov. 14, in the UMD Kirby
Ballroom. The featured artist will be award winning artist, art educator,
and museum curator, Jeff Savage. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the
door, UMD students $25.
This event is presented By American Indian Learning Resource Center (AILRC)
and the American Indian/Alaskan Native Alumni Committee. Donations for
the auction are being accepted. For info, see http://www.d.umn.edu/ailrc/
or contact the AILRC Office at 726-6379, or email@example.com.
The Glensheen Craft Retreat will be held from 5-10 pm on Sat.,. Nov. 8.
Guests are encouraged to gather at Glensheen for an evening of scrap booking
and camaraderie. Refreshments and special tours offered.
Holiday Tea for Dolly and Me is an event where children bring their special
doll to Glensheen. This production includes a holiday program and a sophisticated
tea. It will be held at 2 pm on Sat., Dec. 13.
Glensheen’s Holiday Brunches and Tours will be held on Saturdays.,
and Sun., Dec.13, 14, 20, and 21. The tour begins at 10 am with brunch
The first tour at Glensheen begins daily at 9:30 am, and last tour begins
at 4 pm. After October 19, Glensheen is open during weekends, Sat. and
Sun. from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. The first tour begins at 10 am, and the last
tour begins at 3 pm.
For info email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-726-8910.
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